Remember that these lists are only suggestions. We strongly recommend that you review the entire list of workshops to find the ones that suit you best.
F-2 Making History Come Alive
Find out how you can teach history so it becomes one of your children’s favorite subjects. Ideas for using good books, pictures, novels, crafts, various activities, and other resources to make studying history a fascinating adventure whether your children are in the early grades or are teens preparing to take CLEP tests for college credit.
F-12 Learn to Play “Apples to Apples” and/or “You’ve Been Sentenced”
Make friends while having fun playing these classic games that only take a minute to learn and encourage language arts skills. Games recommended for ages 9 and up, but younger kids can be paired with someone older. Limit 40.
A-1 Discovering the Joy in Math
Enrich your life and your understanding of math and prevent or overcome the “I hate math” mentality by exploring ways math is as interesting, varied, and beautiful as art, music, and literature. Resources and activities that focus on the joy and beauty of math and delightful mathematicians including books, games, and activities for all ages, covering topics from basic computation to current research.
A-2 Penmanship for Homeschoolers
Make informed decisions about including penmanship in your homeschool. Learn the history of handwriting styles. Explore alternatives such as italic script/italic cursive (cursive simply means joined letters) that differ from what is typically taught in school and ways to better engage reluctant writers. Consider the importance of handwriting in the age of keyboarding.
B-4 Just Write!
Ways to encourage your children to write. Tips on responding, revising, and publishing (even if it’s just on the fridge). Pitfalls to avoid. Presentation plus a discussion-come prepared to share your ideas. This workshop will focus on helping kids get excited about communicating their ideas rather than the mechanics of handwriting, spelling, etc.
C-4 Science with Confidence
Why? How? Look around the room, open the cupboard, walk out the door, and DO science “ with everyday materials.” How the internet and the library can help you find what you need to explore the natural world in fun and positive ways. This workshop focuses on resources for learners under 12.
C-5 Using Music to Help Kids Learn to Read
In this session presented by a board certified music therapist, specific strategies for helping beginning readers (including “late readers”) will be shared. Learn the basics for teaching phonological awareness skills, letter sound correspondence, and blending through the fun and motivating medium of music. Leave this workshop with multiple music-based activities to improve communication and literacy skills.
More Workshops By Time Slot
- Friday, 7:15-8:30 PM: F Workshops
- Saturday, 8:30-9:30 AM: A Workshops
- Saturday, 9:50 AM-10:50 PM B Workshops
- Saturday, 1:30-2:30 PM: C Workshops
- Saturday, 2:50-3:50 PM: D Workshops
More Workshops By Category
To help you choose workshops, click on a category that interests you and look over the list. Remember that these lists are only suggestions. We strongly recommend that you review the entire list of workshops to find the ones that suit you best.
- Basic Subjects
- Encouraging Learning
- Choosing Curriculum and Resources
- Ways to Homeschool
- Beginning Homeschooling
- Workshops for Parents and Kids
- Life Skills and Problem Solving
- Homeschooling Young Children
- For Teens and Parents of Teens
- Special Interests and Passions
- Support for Parents
- Of Particular Interest to Mothers
- Of Special Interest to Dads
- Family Activity Workshops
- Legal and Homeschooling Freedoms